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Bowl with cover and stand

Factory:
Porcelain by Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Date:
1738–44
Culture:
German, Meissen with French, Paris mounts
Medium:
Silver, hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
ab) H. 4 11/16 in. (11.9 cm) c) Diam. 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver In Combination
Credit Line:
Bequest of John L. Cadwalader, 1914
Accession Number:
14.58.42a–c
Not on view
Marking: [1] crossed swords in underglaze blue enamel (Meissen factory mark)
[2] 6. impressed;
[3] fox's head (Paris discharge mark for small gold and silver, 1738–44)

Location of marks:
[1] on underside of bowl and stand
[2] inside foot ring of stand
[3] on each handle with traces of second strike on one handle, on foot rim of bowl, rim of cover, finial of cover, outside rim of stand
Robert Hoe , New York ; John L. Cadwalader (until 1914; bequeathed to MMA)
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